Polar Plots of Legendre Polynomials

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Show Legendre polynomials in polar coordinates.

Contributed by: Stephen Wolfram (March 2011)
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Legendre polynomials are solutions to the Legendre differential equation, which is a form of Laplace's equation in spherical coordinates. These forms commonly occur in antenna patterns and electron orbitals, among others.



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